LAKEVILLE â€” The Lakeville Lions and LaPaz Lions billed their joint 2010 Toys for Tots campaign, â€śa bigger challenge.â€ť
More than 1,500 toys, 63 food boxes for families with children and six more for senior citizens, record monetary contributions, boxes of donated clothes and winter wear, and a burgeoning number of community volunteers later, the groups certainly met the challenge.
Both Lions clubs spent the past several weeks raking in items, with a single blitz day in each town, as well as donation boxes located throughout the community.
PLYMOUTH â€” It wonâ€™t be long until Marshall County Sheriff Jon Van Vactor will move on into retirement and the Marshall County Commissioners took the opportunity at their Monday meeting to express gratitude for his service.
The Commissioners passed a resolution in â€śâ€¦recognition of outstanding accomplishmentâ€¦â€ť for ensuring the safety of Marshall County residents as well as his contributions to the construction and design of the current Marshall County Correctional Facility.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Plan Commission will look at the possibility of a part time director.
That was the charge given to the Commission from the Marshall County Commissioners Monday as the county continues to look at ways to trim spending for the coming year. Commissioner Jack Roose initially made the suggestion that the Plan Commission do a study on the possibility and report to the Commissioners in January.